Matt Bomer (Matthew Staton Bomer) is an American actor who is popular for being the recipient of the Golden Globe Award and the Critics’ Choice Television Award. Like most of the other self-made artists, Matt Bomer’s path to the accolades wasn’t easy. He started his journey in 2000 through All My Children, a soap opera. His debut film was the movie Flightplan, a mystery-thriller, after which he also worked as a con-artist. Later he became a part of movies like The Nice Guys, Walking Out, Anything, etc. His greatest performance is said to be the portrayal of a closeted writer of The New York Times in The Normal Heart, a television film about the HIV-AIDs crisis in New York City. As of now, he is portraying Larry Trainor in Doom Patrol, a DC Universe series.
Now let’s talk about his personal life, which has been in the highlight since his same-sex marriage revealed in 2014. Matt Bomer got married to publicist Simon Halls in 2011 in a small, chill and secret ceremony attended by their near and dear ones only. He revealed this amazing news during the acceptance of a humanitarian award by the Desert AIDS Project. He also mentioned the name of his sons in his speech. You might want to know more about them, so here we present some interesting facts about Matt Bomer’s sons with partner Simon Halls; Kit, and twins Henry and Walker.
Matt Bomer’s Three Sons With Simon Halls Kit, Henry, And Walker Were Born Through Surrogacy
You might be wondering how the gay couple gave birth to their three sons, so the procedure they used is called surrogacy. Via surrogacy, Matt Bomer and Simon Halls welcomed their first child, Kit Halls, in 2005, which is way before their marriage. Later in 2008, the couple tried one more time and got blessed with twins Henry Halls and Walker Halls.
As of now, Simon Halls’ son Kit is 15-year-old, and both Henry and Walker are 12 years old. This family seems happy and complete. They spend a lot of good family time together by going on outings and watching football games. Not to forget, all of Matt Bomer’s sons are big-time football fans. This is one great example for people who think that same-sex marriage is a sin or it does not work out.
Unlike His Fathers, Matt Bomer’s Son Kit Came Out As Straight
Matt Bomer and his husband want their children to have a normal childhood, just like other children. But having two celebrity gay parents have always had a pressure kind of thing on them. Although they love everything about their parents, the partial acceptance of same-sex marriage has been poking them. Nevertheless, Matt and Simon’s eldest son, Kit Halls, came out as straight in a very moving way.
“I love and respect that you guys are who you are. I’m straight, that’s how I identify.”
Though Matt Bomer and Simon Halls want their children to take enough time to identify and define their sexuality.
Matt Bomer Lets His Sons Kit, Henry, and Walker Dress Themselves
In an interview with PEOPLE, Matt Bomer called fatherhood a profound gift and a daunting challenge. But it seems like both Matt and Simon have been doing great in this balancing act.
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Although Matt himself does shopping for his children, he wants his sons Kit, Henry, and Walker to dress themselves. He does this so that all three of them can cultivate their own sense of expression to face the world.
Name Meaning: Kit Bomer, Henry Bomer, Aand Walker Bomer
‘Kit’ is a name of Greek origin, and it means ‘follower of Christ.’ This has become quite popular due to the Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington. And ‘Henry’ is a name derived from Old French, meaning ‘The Ruler of Home.’ And lastly, the name ‘Walker’ means ‘Cloth-walker’ and is of English origin.